tagged: bay area

Favorite Words by Favorite Writers: SF in 2013

by ArtSlant Team
2013, that futuristic date, has already been replaced by another and so far it appears that no apocalypse accompanied it. (Thirteen years after Y2K do survivalists and world-enders still clutch their rifles and check their supplies every December 31st? Probably.) Though the world is not over, the year certainly is. To properly bury 2013, we need an epitaph, a eulogy, a blurb. So we’ve plucked a few of our favorite words from our two favorite Bay Area writers, Christina Catherine Martinez and... [more]
Posted by ArtSlant Team on 1/3/14

The Age of Prohibition in the Perfect World

by Mark A. Rodriguez
Lately, I’ve been thinking about Jason Rhoades. In particular, I have been thinking how some of his formative years were spent in San Francisco and Oakland studying at The San Francisco Art Institute and the California College of Arts and Crafts (as it was known when Rhoades went there). I think about how his art and personality continue to cast a shadow over the art world despite his death five years ago.    It is strange however that San Francisco never boasts of its relation to Rhoades, or... [more]
Posted by Mark A. Rodriguez on 9/27/11
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